Tag: Algorithms

Scrypt vs X11 vs SHA-256

With several thousand cryptocurrencies in existence right now, it is not surprising to learn a lot of coins use different mining algorithms. Whereas bitcoin uses SHA-256, other coins may use the likes of X11, Keccak, or Scrypt-N. All of these algorithms have their own benefits and requirements to keep mining competitive. Below are some of the different mining algorithms to be found today, and how they compare to one another. …
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